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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Diplodon ellipticus (Spix & Wagner, 1827): species synonymy
  View specimens: 70 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   + Diplodon wagnerianum Simpson, 1900. — Marshall et al. (2014).
   = Diplodon (s.s.) ellipticus Spix, 1827. — Pereira et al. (2014).
   + Diplodon granosus ellypticum Spix, 1827. — IUCN (2011).
   + Diplodon ellipticus [sic] Wagner, 1827. — Bogan (2010).
   = Diplodon ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827. — Bogan (2010).
   = Diplodon ellipticus (Spix & Wagner, 1827). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Diplodon ellipticus (Wagner, 1827). — Simone (2006).
   = Diplodon ellipticum (Spix, 1827). — Graf (2000).
   = Diplodon ellipticus (Wagner in Spix, 1827). — Mansur (1970).
   + Diplodon (s.s.) ellypticum Spix, 1827. — Haas (1969).

Diplodon ellypticum Spix & Wagner, 1827.
Spix in Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 26, figs. 1-2.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
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Unio ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827.
Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 33.
Spix in Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 26, figs. 1-2 [as Diplodon ellypticum].
(prim. homonym of Unio elliptica Rafinesque, 1820; correct name for Diplodon ellypticum Spix & Wagner, 1827; renamed Diplodon wagnerianum Simpson, 1900)
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Unio ellipticus Küster, 1861.
‘Spix & Wagner’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 238, pl. 80, fig. 2.
‘Spix’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 74, sp. 382.
(reference to Unio ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
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Diplodon (s.s.) wagnerianum Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 877.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1246.
(new name for Unio ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
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Diplodon jacksoni Marshall, 1928.
Marshall, 1928, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 1, pl. 4, figs. 1-3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_368260, Arcas, Minas Geraes, Brazil.
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Diplodon magnerianus Simone, 2006.
‘Simpson’ Simone, 2006, Land. Freshw. Moll. Brazil.: 257.
(error for Diplodon wagnerianum Simpson, 1900)
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